This page shows you how to use the Drupal CMS InstantApp on your Scaleway instance.
- You have an account and are logged into cloud.scaleway.com
- You have configured your SSH Key
Drupal is an open source content managment platform. Drupal helps you build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications.
There are three steps to deploy the Drupal InstantApp
First, we need to create a new server using the Drupal InstantApp. Click the “Create Server” button in the control panel.
You land on the server creation page where you must input information and choose an image.
After inputting your server basic information, select the Drupal image for your server.
On the ImageHub tab, select Drupal and click the “Create Server” button.
The server will be created with a Drupal pre-installed.
To avoid spam, remote mail ports cannot be reached from our infrastructure by default. As Drupal requires to send mail, we need to open these ports. Your account needs to be validated to perform this operation. To get your account reviewed, please contact our assistance.
On the left panel of the Control Panel, click on “Security”, you will land on the security-groups page. Click the “Create Group” button and input the security group name and description.
Then, on the Drupal security group, set “Block SMTP” to No.
Back to the server view, click the “Show” button to display advanced options and select the security group you previously created. Restart your server to apply the changes.
To finalize the Drupal installation copy your server public IP address and paste it in your favorite browser.
You land on the Drupal installation wizard.
During the installation, you will be asked for the database login, password and database name. You can retrieve the database
password on the message of the day (MOTD) when you connect your server or on the README file at
Select the Standard installation to get Drupal with the commonly used features.
To make Drupal use your database, set “Database name” to
drupal and “Database username” to
root. You can retrieve the database password on the message of the day (MOTD) when you connect on your server ; or in the README file at located at /root/README. In my case, the password is
Configure your profile completing
sitename and click the “Save and continue” button.
Et voilà! Your Drupal server is now up and running, you can start to customize the look and functionality of your Drupal website based on your needs.